How To Record In Slack

Slack is a widely-used chat application that enables users to interact in real time. A notable functionality of Slack is its capability to capture messages and distribute them among users. This article will explore the process of recording within Slack.

Step 1: Open Slack

To start recording a message in Slack, you need to open the app on your device. You can download the app from the App Store or Google Play if you haven’t already done so.

Step 2: Start a Conversation

Once you have opened Slack, start a conversation with the person or group you want to send the recorded message to. You can do this by clicking on the “New Message” button and selecting the recipient(s) from your contact list.

Step 3: Record Your Message

To record a message in Slack, click on the microphone icon located in the text box where you type your messages. This will start recording your voice. Speak clearly and slowly to ensure that your message is easily understandable.

Step 4: Edit Your Message

After you have finished recording your message, you can edit it by clicking on the “Edit” button located in the top right corner of the message. You can trim the beginning and end of the message to remove any unnecessary noise or silence.

Step 5: Share Your Message

Once you have edited your message, click on the “Send” button to share it with the recipient(s). They will receive a notification that you have sent them a recorded message, and they can listen to it by clicking on the play button in the message.


Recording messages in Slack is a great way to communicate with others when you don’t have time to type out a long message. By following these simple steps, you can easily record and share your voice messages with your contacts on Slack.